American Commercial Barge Lines (ACBL), headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., recently christened three towboats that it purchased from other companies. The renaming ceremonies for two of the vessels—the MV Don Stephens (ex- Miss Rosie) and the
"It's not that unusual; everyone has to make a living," says Lee Ann Tyler, the first female officer ever to serve aboard one of the Army Engineers' seagoing dredges, the Comber, working out of the Philadelphia District. Lee Ann works the day shift from 8 a.
The Marine and Rail Equipment Division of FMC Corporation, Portland, Ore., launched the second in a series of the world's largest roll-on / roll-off (ro / ro) barges on September 9. John E. Carroll, FMC Division president, said: "The triple-deck
The new WD 234 is another outstanding addition to the line of Deutz MWM high performance boat propulsion units. The engine is a result of the cooperation between Deutz MWM and Wizemann Marine. The task of this cooperation is to have Detuz MWM basic
Twin City Barge, Inc., South St. Paul, Minn., recently announced the signing of an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Transload and Transport, Inc., Morgan City, La. The acquisition will include several companies that are affiliated with Transload and Transport, Inc.
Dravo Mechling Corporation, the barge line subsidiary of Dravo Corporation, has announced the appointment of Frank McCormick as manager of Dravo Mechling's Tiger Fleet facility in Baton Rouge, La. In his new position, Mr. McCormick will be responsible
F.X. McNerney, Director of the Maritime Administration's Central Region, announced that George T. Bornkessel has been named Region Port Development Officer in the Office of Port and Intermodal Development in New Orleans, La. In his new assignment, Mr.
Capital Marine Supply, Inc., a subsidiary of Cincinnati-based Midland Affiliated Company, is keeping its business shipshape with the help of computer technology. Capital Marine is a floating store built on a converted railroad barge on the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge, La.